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For more information, consult the following articles on the RSPCA Knowledgebase: What are the Fi...

Abstract - Diemer

Shine a light on the shadows: The animal victims of domestic and family violence (DFV) Animals a...

Speaker bios

Click the link below to download the AWS 2024 speaker bios (PDF 749KB). AWS-2024-Through-Their-E...

Seminar program

Click the link below to download the AWS 2024 program (PDF 331KB). AWS-2024-Through-Their-Eyes-P...

Abstract - Rodenburg

Can sport, relaxation, tradition and entertainment involving animals be enjoyable for both humans...

Abstract - Quain

Dying well. Is there scope to improve the welfare of companion dogs and cats during euthanasia ap...

Abstract - Littlewood

Challenge, choice, and control provide opportunities for animals to have a good life Animal welf...

Abstract - Ledger

When things go seriously wrong: What happens when we don’t meet animals’ needs Animal cruelty le...

Abstract - Howell

The lifecycle of an assistance animal and touch points impacting welfare Assistance animals are ...

Abstract - Driscoll

What about the Equine in Equine-Assisted Services? Australia has seen a rapid growth in animal-a...

Abstract - De Rosa

When you’re not welcome: The not so ‘forever’ home The place of pets in modern society has chang...

Abstract - Carter

Whose problems are ‘behaviour problems’? Is it ‘bad’ owners or ‘bad’ dogs and cats? This presen...

Abstract - Cobb

Communication to improve animal welfare outcomes Effective communication plays a crucial role in...

Further info

For more information on horse welfare, consult the following articles on the RSPCA Knowledgebase:...

Presentation and Q&A videos from Day One of AWS 2023

Presentation and Q&A videos from Day Two of AWS 2023

Seminar program

To access the program for AWS 2023, using the following link: https://www.rspca.org.au/our-role-...

Speaker/panellist bios

To access the speaker/panellist bios for AWS 2023, using the following link: https://www.rspca.o...

Slides - Paul McGreevy

Equitation science and its contributions to horse welfare (PDF 8.5MB)

Slides - Kat Littlewood

Running into problems: equine welfare during exercise (PDF 1.3MB)